Cherie Blair Foundation Partners with Simplify360 for Social Media Promotion of Women Mean Business
12/02/2010

In their quest to provide women entrepreneurs the right tools to set up and expand their businesses, the Cherie Blair Foundation is hosting the second edition of the Women Mean Business Conference in Mumbai on 8th December 2010.

Online PR News – 02-December-2010 – – In their quest to provide women entrepreneurs the right tools to set up and expand their businesses, the Cherie Blair Foundation is hosting the second edition of the Women Mean Business Conference in Mumbai on 8th December 2010. In particular this event will highlight Information and Communication Technology, especially the mobile phone, as a tool for women entrepreneurs to start and expand their businesses.

The first Social Media Analytics and Engagement product from India, Simplify360, has partnered with the event to provide social media services. As the event will focus on the role of mobile services and web-based technology, such as e-mentoring and social media, it’s important it sets an example itself by making use of social media as a channel for reaching out.

The conference features a distinguished list of leaders from various industries as speakers including Mrs. Cherie Blair, Ms. Preity Zinta, Mrs. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Ms. Zohra Chatterjee, Ms. Amrita Gangotra and many more.
Below is the agenda for the one day conference:

Session One (Plenary)
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome speech
09:10 - 09:30 Keynote address: ICT - Creating opportunities for women entrepreneurs
09:30 - 10:15 In conversation: Growing businesses by using ICT - women entrepreneurs on the frontier

10:15 - 10:30 Recognition of CBFW-NEN fellows
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
Session Two (Panels I + II)
11:00 - 12:00 Panel I: Expanding access to financial services through innovative technologyPanel II: Incubating M-VAS solutions for women on the move

Session Three (Panel III/Workshop I)

12:10 - 13:10 Panel III: Social media – tools for transparency and business promotion Workshop I: Reaching women through e-mentoring
13:10 - 14:30 Lunch & Marketplace (women entrepreneur stalls and sponsor stalls)
Session Four (Panel IV / Workshop II)

14:30 – 15:30 Panel IV: Game-changing women leading technology innovations Workshop II: How to be an innovator
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

Session Five

16:00 – 16:40 Commitment Session: Presentation of the new commitments made and update on last year’s commitments
16:40 – 16:50 Closing address
16:50 – 17:00 Closing remarks by Cherie Blair, Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

You can get all the details of the conference in this webpage http://www.cbfwconference.org/ For any enquiry, you can send a mail to enquiries@cherieblairfoundation.org
Registration for the event is open and you can register here.